Specializes in Leadership | Psychiatric Nursing | Education. Has 24 years experience.
Nurses often provide holistic care by addressing their patient’s physical, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual aspects of their overall wellbeing. This may lead to discovering patients in emotionally unhealthy relationships. As opposed to physical abuse, the signs may not be as evident. Someone may have been subjected to emotional abuse for so long that it’s become their new normal. Learn to recognize the signs of emotional abuse so you can provide appropriate guidance and education.